dollars themselves, dollar reserves, foreign central banks are the ones getting squeezed, because the dollar keeps going lower, lower, how does the foreign central bank protect themselves in a bad position? they're not going to go dump their about dollars.s. they're going to go buy gold and hedge against those dollars. >> reporter: that's a great question. tell me which major foreign central bank isn't in the fiat business? >> well, right now, rick -- >> reporter: a printing business. >> rick, right now, the biggest one, the biggest one lies right here in the usa. >> reporter: that's what i'm saying i agree with you. but whether it's the bank in japan, whether it's the european central bank, the mpc and the uk, the u.s., we all print too much. it's not in any of their interests in that regard to see gold doing what it's doing. i think the inflation issue is absolutely real. i think there's a million better ways than gold to ultimately play it. >> all right, rick, thanks for your time. big sir now the chicago. that was the "word on the street."